Personal Finance Utopia Reboot 2.3 Version 7 Edition X42 Chapter #5

space shuttleIt seems like just yesterday I sat down to write Personal Finance Utopia Reboot after letting the cobwebs accumulate on this site for about 1.5 months. I indicated a renewed vigor and dedication to Personal Finance Utopia. That was 3 months ago and I only managed a couple of articles during that time. If I was any better at saying one thing and then doing another I’d be a politician!

So, what’s the deal then? Well, it’s pretty much the same story as what I shared last time. At the forefront remained the struggles with job burnout. Instead of using that to motivate myself to keep this site running strong, I let it do the opposite. Couple the drag of job disillusionment with how busy the holiday season was and I simply lost momentum.

How will things be different this time around with yet another relaunch? Well, for one I’ve already got a start on posting (see Your Fear of Failure Defines You). Secondly, I’ve got another job lined up and in the works. Unfortunately, it’s only a lateral move within the same area of the same company. Thus, the possibility exists that the job burnout and long hours continue. However, at least it will be a change of pace and something new to try. Hopefully, it allow a more reasonable balance so that I can give everyone out there what they really want: more spectacular, thought provoking, top quality articles on Personal Finance Utopia!

Now, if only the Yakezie Challenge would change the 2 times a week posting requirement to once every 3 months! I’d be a member already 😉

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4 Responses to Personal Finance Utopia Reboot 2.3 Version 7 Edition X42 Chapter #5

  1. Sam February 28, 2014 at 7:46 pm #

    Let’s rock! Every time I post, you post! Easy as pie. Just gotta do it!

    • Mr. Utopia February 28, 2014 at 10:10 pm #

      Deal! Although to keep up with your prolific pace, Sam, I’d probably have to resort to watered down, mass produced articles like “Save With These 6 Ways to Tie Your Shoes: Recognize the Diversity” or “The Sun Rises in the East and Sets in the West – How You Can Invest in the Sun for a 6000% return”!!

      • Financial Samurai March 4, 2014 at 6:29 pm #

        Haha, OK. But I think you are selling yourself short.

        I only post 3 times a week usually… I want to post more, but I resist b/c I want the posts to breathe a little. The end result has been longer posts though, which has worked well.
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        • Mr. Utopia March 5, 2014 at 6:00 am #

          Yeah, I think it just seems like you’re a prolific poster since you have a large archive from the past ~5 years on FS. Plus, as you mention, FS posts are very beefy…so each one of your articles is equivalent to 2 or 3 really. So, in that sense, you are prolific!

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